Howard Springs, Northern Territory
Darwin, Northern Territory
|Population||3,423 (2006 census)|
|• Density||43.561/km2 (112.822/sq mi)|
|Area||78.58 km2 (30.3 sq mi)|
Howard Springs is an outer rural area of Darwin. It is 29 km SE of the Darwin CBD. Its Local Government Area is the Litchfield Municipality. The suburb is mostly a rural area, but has been experiencing strong growth in population and development. Settlement of the suburb began in 1864. In 1939, Howard Springs was the first major water supply area to service Darwin. Manton Dam supplies water to Darwin.